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Wildflowers

Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot on Rocky Brook Road in T8 R8 WELS (2015)

Coltsfoot Wildflower Description These small yellow flowers lie face-up looking much like tiny suns, with a yellow button-like center and petals that jut out like small spikes of light.  The stem, an unusual scaly structure, is only eight inches high. … Continue reading

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Lady’s Slippers

Pink Lady

Pink Lady’s Slippers or Moccasin Flowers An interesting article by Kyhl Lyndgaard opens with the following: One year before the passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830, Almira Lincoln Phelps published the first edition of her  Familiar Lectures of … Continue reading

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